AI developers often ignore safety in the pursuit of a breakthrough – so how do we regulate them without blocking progress?
By The Anh Han, Associate Professor, Computer Science, Teesside University
Luís Moniz Pereira, Emeritus Professor, Computer Science, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Tom Lenaerts, Professor, Faculty of Sciences, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Ever since artificial intelligence (AI) made the transition from theory to reality, research and development centres across the world have been rushing to come up with the next big AI breakthrough.
This competition is sometimes called the “AI race”. In practice, though, there are hundreds of “AI races” heading towards different objectives. Some research centres are racing to produce digital marketing AI, for example, while others are racing to pair AI with military hardware. Some races are between private companies and others are between countries.
Because AI researchers…
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- Thursday, March 18, 2021